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Kenneth L. Stayton oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH352

Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Stayton's experiences: being a Army reservist and being called into action at Mt. Belvedere; meeting a young German officer in a fox hole; walking from the mountains to the Po Valley; Italian nationals providing wine; mules arriving at Camp Swift, Tex.


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Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Kenneth L. Stayton was born on June 7, 1923 in Eureka, Calif. and enlisted in the Army on May 2, 1944 at Monterey, Calif. At the time of his enlistment he was married, had completed four years of high school and working in a saw mill. Stayton joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Swift, Tex. where he was assigned to Company L of the 87th Mountain Infantry Regiment. During combat operations in Italy, he received the Bronze Star medal for this actions near Mount Mosca on April 16, 1945.



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;Abbie Kealy;2004.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.

Finding Aid for the Kenneth L. Stayton oral history,2003[videorecording]
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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